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"Rock died out and then came pop now you're living in the world of... Trip Hop" — U.N.K.L.E.: 'If You Find Earth Boring'

Report by Bethan Cole, Mixmag, August 1995

One year ago we coined the term 'trip hop' for a new, instrumental school of stoned hip hop rhythms and psychedelic wizardry. Since then, the ...

Mojo Rising: James Lavelle

Interview by Jim Irvin, MOJO, February 1996

Being head of exploding hip-prog record label Mo'Wax is nothing to sneeze at. ...

"We've Just Made The Biggest, Most Expensive/Action/Entertainment Shit In The World!" It is the UNKLE album.

Special Feature by Craig McLean, The Face, 1998

It spans eight years, three continents and an aborted Fleetwood Mac cover. It features Richard Ashcroft, Thom Yorke and Mike D. How did DJ Shadow ...

UNKLE: Psyence Fiction (Mo Wax)

Review by Emma Warren, Jockey Slut, August 1998

New Adventures in Psy-Fi! ...

UNKLE: Psyence Fiction (Mo'Wax)

Review by Robin Bresnark, Melody Maker, 22 August 1998


UNKLE: Psyence Fiction (Mo'Wax)

Review by Stuart Maconie, Q, September 1998

Thom Yorke, Richard Ashcroft, one of Metallica, a Beastie Boy: all on the same record. Whoo! ...

UNKLE: Psyence Fiction (Mo'Wax/London); DJ Spooky: Riddim Warfare (Outpost)

Review by Marc Weingarten, Vibe, October 1998

IF HOP HOP has (traditionally) functioned as a vehicle for moving butts, then DJ Spooky and DJ Shadow are two wigged-out wallflowers out on its ...

UNKLE: HMV, Oxford Street, London

Live Review by Emma Warren, Jockey Slut, October 1998

Back to the Futura! UNKLE may not have mastered playing live yet, but they can still put on a show with a little help from ...

UNKLE: End Titles… Stories For Film (Surrender All)

Review by Dan Gennoe,, 11 August 2008

EXACTLY A DECADE ago, Psyence Fiction, the debut album from Mo' Wax label boss James Lavelle and his then musical partner DJ Shadow, stood as ...

see also DJ Shadow


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